The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, has promised to implement all directives of Police reforms that may be approved by the Federal Government.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, disclosed this in a statement made available to The Nation, urging Deltans to “eshew” violence.
The statement which was dated October 23, urged Deltans across the 25 Local Government Areas (LGA) to remain peaceful and adhere to the 48-hour curfew scheduled to last till 6pm today (Saturday).
“Following the nationwide #EndSARS protest which was later hijacked by some suspected hoodlums, with the attendant destruction of both government and private properties and loss of lives, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa, wishes to reassure members of the public of Delta State Police Command’s commitment to ensure full compliance and implementation of all directives on police reforms as may be approved by the Federal Government through Police authority to address all salient issues raised by the protesters.
“So as to meet the yearnings and aspirations of members of the public, especially the youths as regards the operations and performances of the Nigeria Police.
“In order to ensure amicable resolution of the social unrest, all Deltans are thereby advised to sue for peace and abide by the state government directives as regards the curfew…” parts of the statement read.